The overall 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature was won by Trinidadian Jennifer Rahim’s short-story collection Curfew Chronicles (Peepal Tree, Aug 2017, 208pp). The award was announced on 28 April at the NGC Bocas Lit Fest in Port of Spain.
Also on the shortlist – and winner of the Poetry prize – was Shara McCallum’s collection Madwoman (Peepal Tree, Jan 2017, 72pp).
The judges declined to name a non-fiction winner for 2018.
For more information, see the announcement here.